Tag Archives: Yampa Valley Electric

Scammers Target YVEA Customers

Yampa Valley Electric Association is warning customers of a new scam where people are receiving calls from individuals who claim to represent a collections agency collecting for past due accounts. Tammi Strickland of Yampa Valley Electric says that Continue reading

Power Outage Sunday Caused By Raccoon

A power outage that occurred in the Craig, Baggs  and Maybell areas early Sunday morning was the result of a raccoon that got into the Excel Energy substation near Craig. Power to the station had to be turned off to remove the Continue reading

YVEA Power Outage Friday

There was a power outage Friday morning effecting the central and east side of Craig. Crews from Yampa Valley Electric were able to get the power restored just before noon. Approximately 800 customers were effected by the Continue reading

Power Outage Affects Over 17,000

A power outage that occurred in Steamboat Springs and surrounding areas last night was the result of equipment failure at Xcel Energy’s Steamboat substation. The outage occurred a little after 11. While most areas saw  power Continue reading

Power Restored To Nearly All YVEA Customers

power-outage-300Yampa Valley Electric Association is reporting that they are close to returning normal power to all of their customers.  Although YVEA continues to work on a few outages, they expressed confidence that those outages will be resolved shortly.  If you have a new outage or return Continue reading

Power Outage Takes out Most of Craig and Hayden

power-outage-300A power outage took out most of Craig and Hayden Saturday afternoon. Yampa Valley Electric officials have yet to give an official cause for the outage, however an employee this morning said she was under the impression that the Thompson Hill Substation failed. It’s not clear though, if the problem originated from Continue reading

Wind Topples Trees onto Power Lines

WINDHigh winds caused problems for Yampa Valley Electric crews last night.  Crews responded to two incidents of trees falling onto power lines.  The first happened just a little before 9 in the alley between Stout and Steele Streets in Craig.  A pole and Continue reading